What does this meal mean? What happens when we eat the bread and drink from the cup? What do Christians disagree about and what do they hold in common? This volume in the Counterpoints series allows four contributors to make a case for the following views: Baptist, Reformed, Lutheran, and Roman Catholic.
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Questions about divine providence have preoccupied Christians for generations. Are people elected to salvation? For whom did Jesus die? This book introduces readers to four prevailing views on divine providence, with particular attention to the question of who Jesus died to save the extent of the atonement and if or how God determines who will be saved predestination.
Four Views on Divine Providence helps readers think theologically about all the issues involved in exploring this doctrine. The point-counterpoint format reveals the assumptions and considerations that drive equally learned and sincere theologians to sharp disagreement. It unearths the genuinely decisive issues beneath an often superficial debate. Each author explains his position, which is critiqued by the other three authors. The interactive and fair-minded nature of the counterpoints format allows the reader to consider the strengths and weaknesses of each view and draw informed, personal conclusions.
Introductory and closing essays by Dennis Jowers give relevant background and guide readers toward their own informed beliefs about divine providence. Paul, MN. Gregory A. Boyd is the founder and senior pastor of Woodland Hills Church in St. He was a professor of theology at Bethel College in Minnesota for 16 years.
He is a national and international speaker at churches, colleges, conferences, and retreats, and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows. Dennis Jowers is an associate professor of theology and apologetics at Faith Evangelical Seminary in Tacoma, Washington. To read the New Testament is to meet the Old Testament at every turn. But exactly how do Old Testament texts relate to their New Testament references and allusions? Moreover, what fruitful interpretive methods do New Testament texts demonstrate?
This volume introduces three approaches presently employed in the study of the uses of the Old Testament in the New Testament, especially in those instances where the New Testament authors discern the fulfillment of a prophetic element in the Old Testament text.
Contributors address elements such as divine and human authorial intent, the context of Old Testament references, and theological grounds for an interpretive method. Each author applies his framework to specific texts so that readers can see how their methods work out in practice.
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Each contributor also receives a thorough critique from the other two authors. A one-stop reference for setting the scene and presenting approaches to the topic that respect the biblical text, Three Views on the New Testament Use of Old Testament gives readers the tools they need to develop their own views on this important subject. Walter C. Kaiser Jr. Peter Enns is a Reformed Evangelical Christian and a biblical scholar. He is a frequent contributor to journals and encyclopedias, and the author of several books, including Exodus in the NIV Application Commentary and Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament.
Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism compares and contrasts four distinct positions on the current fundamentalist-evangelical spectrum in light of the history of American fundamentalism and evangelicalism. Each contributor defines evangelicalism, locates his view in historical context, and discusses how he understands Scripture and its authority. To illustrate the differences, each addresses the three issues recently contested within evangelicalism:.
The interactive and fair-minded nature of this format allows the reader to consider the strengths and weaknesses of each view and draw informed, personal conclusions. He has appeared as a commentator on Fox News, and his work has been featured in Time magazine. Carson and administrator of the journal Themelios. He has taught New Testament Greek at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and he currently teaches exegesis and theology as adjunct faculty at several seminaries.
He is the author of Let Go and Let God? A Survey and Analysis of Keswick Theology. He is a general editor of One Bible Only? Albert Mohler Jr. John G. Stackhouse Jr. He is a former president of the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association.
Roger E. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University.
Few topics can grab headlines and stir passions quite like politics, especially when the church is involved. Considering the attention that many Christian parachurch groups, churches, and individual believers give to politics—and of the varying and sometimes divergent political ideals and aims among them— Five Views on the Church and Politics provides a helpful breakdown of the possible Christian approaches.
Readers will find themselves equipped to think more deeply about the relationship between church and state in a way that goes beyond mere policy debates and current campaigns. General Editor Amy Black brings together five top-notch political theologians in the book, each representing one of the five key political traditions within Christianity. Responses by each contributor to opposing views will highlight key areas of difference and disagreement.
Thorough and even-handed, Five Views on the Church and Politics will enable readers to consider the strengths and weaknesses of the most significant Christian views on political engagement and to draw their own, informed conclusions.
Amy E. Philosophy and Christianity make truth claims about many of the same things. They both claim to provide answers to the deep questions of life. But how are they related to one another? Four Views on Christianity and Philosophy introduces readers to four predominant views on the relationship between philosophy and the Christian faith and their implications for life. Each author identifies the propositional relation between philosophy and Christianity along with a section devoted to the implications for living a life devoted to the pursuit of wisdom.
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General editors Paul M. Gould and Richard Davis explain the background to the discussion and provide some historical background in the introduction, as well as helpful summaries of each position in the conclusion. In the reader-friendly Counterpoints format, this book helps readers to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of each view and draw informed conclusions in this much-debated topic. Paul Gould is the assistant professor of philosophy and Christian apologetics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a senior research fellow in Faith and Culture with the Land Center.
No issue is more divisive or more pressing for the church today than homosexuality. Two Views on Homosexuality, the Bible, and the Church brings a fresh perspective to a well-worn debate. While Christian debates about homosexuality are most often dominated by biblical exegesis, this book seeks to give much-needed attention to the rich history of received Christian tradition, bringing the Bible into conversation with historical and systematic theology.
To that end, both theologians and biblical scholars—well accomplished in their fields and conversant in issues of sexuality and gender—articulate and defend each of the two views. Unique among most debates on homosexuality, this book presents a constructive dialogue between people who disagree on significant ethical and theological matters, and yet maintain a respectful and humanizing posture toward one another.
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Even as these scholars articulate pointed arguments for their position with academic rigor and depth, they do so cordially, clearly, and compassionately, without demeaning the other. The main essays are followed by exceptionally insightful responses and rejoinders that interact with their fellow essayists with convicted civility.
Holding to a high view of Scripture, a commitment to the gospel and the church, and a love for people—especially those most affected by this topic—the contributors wrestle deeply with the Bible and theology, especially the prohibition texts, the role of procreation, gender complementarity, and pastoral accommodation. He and his family live in Boise, Idaho, and he currently helps pastors and leaders engage the LGBTQ conversation with thoughtfulness and grace.
Logos 8. Courses What is Logos Mobile Ed? Shop New Products Browse All. Shop Courses Browse All Topics. Armstrong , Richard L. Pratt Jr. Format: Digital. Publisher: Zondervan. Be the first to rate this. Configure payment plan in cart. Add to Cart. Overview Miracles, biblical inerrancy, hell, women in church leadership, creation, and the rapture—these are some key areas of concern for many in the church. Resources Included. Key Features Provides numerous perspectives on key areas of concern for the modern Church—remarriage, women in ministry, communion, and more Compares and critique multiple distinct views Includes contributions from a diverse assortment of distinguished scholars and theologians.
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Castelein leaves for us all. This collection builds on the Stone-Campbell tradition's commitment to theology essentially as biblical interpretation in the context of the church, but does not hold back from exploring new territories not normally engaged in the earlier intellectual history of this tradition. These essays, like the interests of the man, range widely over academic and ecclesiastical subjects. Authentic Cosmopolitanism R. Snell, Steven D. Our Imprints Explore our different imprints.